Amakye Dede has slapped Trigmatic with a GH¢1m court suit with regard to defamation of character.
Amakye Dede and his management sued Trigmatic over a publication cited on www.ghgossip.com which reads, “Amakye Dede does not write his own songs” which had Trigmatic being given the credit.
The publication was done on October 15 this year.
Below is the full statement of the lawsuit;
“In their natural and ordinary meaning, the words published by the defendant (Trigmatic) referred to and were understood in order to refer to the plaintiff (Amakye Dede) and they meant plus they were understood to mean (a) that the plaintiff will be incapable associated with writing their own songs.
(b) That plaintiff’s tunes are written by someone else for him to sing or produce.
(c) That will plaintiff’s stature and legendary status must be taken with a pinch regarding salt.
(d) That the height, popularity and the fame the plaintiff has achieved in the particular music circles over the years are not genuine and that the esteem and reverence people hold and have for your pet as well as the nation on the individual as an ace and top-class musician should be reconsidered, ” the statement said.
The declaration, however, declared that per the defendant’s defamatory publication on typically the plaintiff, he is likely to have diminished show contracts and low attendance to be able to his shows.
The assertion of claim is seeking the following: (a) A declaration that will the defendant’s words published of person are defamatory. (b) General damages regarding libel contained in the defendant’s distribution indorsed by way of attachment plus particularized paragraph 11.
(c) Aggravated damages arising from libel released from the defendant from the plaintiff towards the sum of GH¢1, 000, 000 against this defendant.
(d) Cost, including lawyer’s fees. (e) Any further relief or orders as the courtroom may deem meet.